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Bringing it Back {hot artichoke dip}

Bringing it Back {hot artichoke dip}

Hello, friends! My summer in the Windy City got away from me. It was eventful and busy! My first night I ate at one of Chicago’s best restaurants, Girl & The Goat, and the next morning saw one of my best friends graduate from med school. I squeezed in more great food at The Publican, The Bristol, and Frontera … Continue reading

On Comfort, II {nonna’s figassa}

On Comfort, II {nonna’s figassa}

A year ago, getting out of a rough spot, I wrote about some things comfort is. Last week, I was back in a rough spot and in need of some good, old-fashioned comfort. I was was the most stressed I’ve been since arriving in A2, with end-of-semester assignments and tests, gnarly weather, and even petty stuff like my snow … Continue reading

A Week of Lasts {beet hummus}

A Week of Lasts {beet hummus}

Right now I am in a pretty nutty transition period. The past nine months have been a whirlwind of moving towards some major life changes—I’m starting grad school this fall, and the road to get there has been long (and at times, trying). So after prepping for/taking the GRE, writing and re-writing entrance applications (aka … Continue reading

Summer {esquites-stuffed grilled peppers}

Summer {esquites-stuffed grilled peppers}

It’s no secret that I love Mexican food. After I spent a year abroad in Ecuador, the only thing I wanted when I arrived a haggard mess to SFO was to get to Picante before they closed for the night. I could probably eat Mexican food every day, but not just tacos or quesadillas or … Continue reading

Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Let me preface this post by saying sorry for being a bad blogger. Summer is crazypants time at work, and August especially. Throw in a work trip and a brief vacation later, and you’ve got yourself a delinquent food blogger. But back to the life and food. My grandma turned 95 at the end of … Continue reading